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  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Atlanta
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself/family/how you ended up in medicine (both interviews)." -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"How do you balance studying and academics with your other interests?" -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Why are you interested in Emory (both interviews)?" -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"nothing particularly surprising" -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Elaborate on some specific experiences from your time volunteering at the hospital." -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reviewed AMCAS, Emory secondary, Emory website" -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"enthusiasm of current students, clinical facilities, organization and smooth running of the day" -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"older classroom facilities, cost" -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"interviewers have only read your personal statement and have not seen the rest of your file; you either interview in the morning and tour in the afternoon or vice-versa, it seems that you could make up an excuse why you need to do one or the other if you want. Also, it is possible you could find out that you are interviewing only a few minutes in advance." -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was fairly negative about Emory going in but was impressed afterwards, mostly by the enthousiasm of the current students. They all love Emory. Also, the facilities are nice and you can tell it is a wealthy private school." -Posted 12/26/2002 | Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/16/2002

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